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Traceability, authentication, serialization

Five packs of Cook Medical products.
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Cook Medical meeting global identification challenges

A nearly five-year effort helps Cook and its worldwide customers identify, track, and trace some 16,000 medical device products.
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Brand protection technologies, such as this color-changing sealant, are best employed within a multilayered, comprehensive deterrence strategy.
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Implementing brand protection strategies - top considerations

While getting started on a brand protection path may seem daunting, the benefits of having such a strategy are immeasurable. Here are some tips to get you started.
This Uhlmann blister-packaging machine is one of the new machines in operation at PCI's Rockford, IL, facility.
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PCI invests in facilities, packaging equipment

Drug delivery developments and pending serialization requirements justify this contract packager’s capital equipment, facility, and personnel investments.
Dirk Rodgers
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Will generic pharmaceutical manufacturers serialize their drugs in time?

Consider what impact it might have on your business if your company is not ready.
Serialization can help a company better collect, track, and trace products and information through the pharmaceutical supply chain.
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Boosting security in the pharmaceutical supply chain with serialization

Serialization benefits extend beyond compliance to patient safety, to brand reputation, and to a better understanding of your supply chain process.
The X-4S pressure-sensitive labeling head is designed to meet serialization demands and allow quick changeover.
Machine Product Brief
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Weiler Labeling Systems: X-4S pressure-sensitive labeling head meets serialization demands

High-speed labeling head is servo motor-driven and includes closed-loop push-pull system for tool-less disassembly.
Model 1420 Track and Trace Case Labeler
Machine Product Brief
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LSI: Two color track & trace labeling system

To answer growing complexities in track and trace requirements around the globe LSI has designed a Model 1420 Track and Trace Case Labeler with a two color loose loop label printer applicator.
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BD recently entered the pharmaceutical industry with a new line of generic prefilled injectable products called BD Simplist. One of the first two drugs launched is BD Simplist™ Metoclopramide Injection, USP. Both its outer package and the inner container are printed with a 2D barcode and with the NDC, serial number, lot number, and expiration date "human readable."
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A reprieve from California e-pedigree?

House and Senate serialization bills could push back packaging line expenditures, but wouldn’t do much to counter pharmaceutical counterfeiting.
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News
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UDI for medical devices at top of the GS1 Connect agenda

LIVE FROM GS1 CONNECT: Unique Device Identifier for medical devices promises a myriad of benefits, but questions remain.
Q-Med security seal
Package Case Study
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Medical-cosmetic products secured in China

Q-Med, Schreiner MediPharm partner to secure products through telephonic authentication.

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